Vladimir Putin in warning to Israel after Russian military plane downed by Syria

Israel’s PM Benjamin Netanyahu has expressed sorrow over the incident.

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Israeli politician calls on PM to dismiss US envoy over aide scandal

Wall Street Journal reporter Shayndi Raice tweeted she too had a “terrible encounter” with Mr Keyes before he became Mr Netanyahu’s spokesman.

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Israeli music scene jolted by international boycott movement

Twenty acts including Lana Del Rey withdrew from the Meteor Festival.

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Hamas announces ceasefire with Israel

The deal was mediated by Egypt and other regional players.

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Israel shoots down Syrian fighter after ‘airspace breach’

The Syrian Sukhoi fighter was brought down by a pair of Patriot missiles after it penetrated Israeli territory by just over a mile.

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Turkish president calls Israel fascist and racist over nation state law

Recep Tayyip Edrogan said ‘Hitler has risen again with some of Israel’s officials’.

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Israel shoots down Syrian fighter jet after airspace breach

The Israeli military said it has shot down a Syrian fighter jet that entered its airspace.

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Nation state of Jewish people - Sectarianism in Israel’s constitution

The Islamic resistance organisation known as Hamas is a militant and anti-Semitic group located in the West Bank and Gaza Strip that is dedicated to the destruction of Israel and has been accused by Amnesty International and other NGOs of widespread human rights abuses.

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Hamas accepts ceasefire after massive Israeli strikes in Gaza

The ceasefire was brokered by Egyptian and United Nations officials.

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Irish MEP calls for 2019 Eurovision Boycott in light of Israel's 'Nation State' vote

The passing of a controversial bill in the Israeli Knesset which defines Israel exclusively as a nation of Jewish people has prompted Sinn Féin Dublin MEP Lynn Boylan to call for a 2019 Eurovision Boycott.

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Dispelling the myth of ‘Jews-only roads’ in the West Bank

The claim that religiously exclusive roads exist in the West Bank needs to be debunked, suggests Adam Levick.

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Israeli parliament passes contentious bill defining country as nation state of the Jewish people

Benjamin Netanyahu called the legislation’s passage a ‘historic moment in the history of Zionism and the history of the state of Israel’.

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Violence flares as Israel exchanges fire with Hamas militants in Gaza

Three Israelis were injured in rocket attacks, and two Palestinians were killed in an air strike.

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Violence flares as Israel launches Gaza strikes

No injuries or damage were reported but warning sirens wailed in border communities for much of the night.

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Another bellicose reaction from Israel

The language used in a debate can be as revealing as the core arguments advanced.

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Israeli Defence Minister calls for 'immediate' closure of Dublin embassy

The Israeli Defence Minister has called for the "immediate" closure of its Dublin embassy days after a bill was passed by the Seanad banning the importation of goods originating from Israeli settlements in Palestine.

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Readers' Blog: BDS will have no effect on the Israeli economy

What effect do the members of your parliament think a vote in favour of BDS of goods produced in Judea and Samaria will have on Israel?

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Seanad votes to ban imports from Israeli settlements

The Seanad has voted in favour of a ban on importing goods originating from illegal Israeli settlements in Palestine.

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Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu addresses critics of deal with Poland

The PM as been accused of whitewashing history in the agreement over Holocaust speech law.

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Palace ‘criticised’ for 'Occupied Palestinian Territories' comment as Prince William lands in Israel

Britain's Prince William will begin his first full day in Israel on Tuesday visiting Yad Vashem, the World Holocaust Remembrance Centre.

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Wife of Israeli PM Netanyahu charged with fraud

Sara Netanyahu has also faced allegations of abusive behaviour.

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Israel evicts Jewish settlers from illegally built West Bank homes

Dozens of settlers protested against the evacuation, with some throwing stones and bottles at police.

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Claims that Israel security agency uncovered ‘plot to harm Netanyahu’

Israel’s Shin Bet security service says it has uncovered a plot to target Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

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Nethanyahu planned strike on Iran in 2011, claims ex-Israeli spy chief

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gave the order in 2011 for the military to prepare to attack Iran within 15 days, a former Mossad chief said.

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Readers blog: Israel and US are complicit in each other’s crimes

When one is discussing a violent nation, one that disdains international law, holds human rights in contempt and cares nothing for its reputation on the international stage, one is generally discussing either the United States or Israel.

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Dozens injured during clashes at Israel-Gaza border

More than 110 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli fire since demonstrations began on March 30.

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Palestinians urge International Criminal Court probe into Israeli actions

The International Criminal Court has been asked to open an "immediate investigation" into alleged Israeli crimes against the Palestinians.

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Paraguay opens embassy in Jerusalem, following US and Guatemala

Paraguay has become the second country to follow the US in moving its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.

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Gaza becoming catastrophe

While the Israeli army has been shooting Palestinian protestors over the last seven weeks, living conditions in Gaza have become desperate, says Galen Guengerich.

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Israel-Turkey spat escalates over Gaza violence

The war of words between the two former allies has escalated following deadly violence along the Israeli border.

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